Sandbag pickup times in St. Pete have been extended

City of St Petersburg announces there will be extra days for residents to pick up sandbags during non-emergency hours.
storm warnings and watches

Forecast for number of hurricanes this season goes up

Experts at Colorado State University increased their storm forecast for what was already expected to be an above-average hurricane season.

The Scoop: Weds. July 3rd, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Hurricane Beryl is hitting Jamaica today and will hit The Cayman Islands tomorrow. This storm has Flood experts saying "Be prepared."
Hurricane Idalia

Flood expert advises how to stay safe during a flood

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts as many as 25 named storms forming before November during this hurricane season. If they make landfall, those storms bring wind, rain, and can even cause flooding. Brian...
Hurricane Beryl

Hurricane Beryl is a major hurricane as it impacts the Windward Islands today

Beryl is expected to travel through an environment that is quite supportive of tropical convection.

There’s a high chance for the formation of a tropical storm; plus Florida can expect deep Saharan dust

Invest 95L is still a long way from the United States, but it will move into an area much more favorable for development over the weekend.

Monitoring the tropical disturbance that’s inching closer to Florida

A weather disturbance has a medium chance of becoming a tropical system, possibly a tropical depression at best.

Tropical disturbance forming near Bahamas could Impact Florida and the Southeast

The National Hurricane Center is tracking an area just northeast of the Bahamas where a tropical depression may develop later this week.
storm warnings and watches

Anatomy of a hurricane hunter plane

Hurricane hunters are elite crew that fly into the most powerful and dangerous storms on the planet.

It’s hurricane season. Officials urge us to ‘know your risk’

A recent poll found that 60% of people living in hurricane prone states are not going to prepare for hurricane season.

Florida ‘disaster preparedness’ tax holiday runs through June 14

Through Saturday June 14, there will be no Florida sales tax on a variety of essential survival products. Items like batteries & flashlights,
Hurricane Idalia

Hillsborough County seeks public input on flooding for future relief projects

Listen: Hillsborough County residents can express their concerns about flooding and other hazards in their area next week. County officials are seeking input from the public to fuel relief projects. Hillsborough County officials want to know...

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